Work from long ago.
I am getting some of my older work organized and sorted. A studio flood resulted in most of my work on paper being ruined.
Twenty years of work.
Sad, true, yet it also has made me look at what I have done, and think a little about how to get some of these things into the world.
Sharing here, sharing in workshops, sharing in galleries, it's all good.
It is also nice to have a conversation with the past creative work I have done, as well as to have an understanding the greater good is part of why I am doing this work, so telling the story of my work is an important part of the life of the art.
For the artist there is no counting or tallying up; just ripening like
the tree that does not force its sap and endures the storms of spring
without fearing that summer will not come.
But it will come. It comes…"